ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

The Indian Woman

On Inequality, Power and Discrimination

Indian Women: Contemporary Essays edited by Devaki Jain and C P Sujaya; Publication Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, 2015; pp xi+235, Rs 335.

The editors, Devaki Jain and C P Sujaya, are both well known as contributors to scholarly analysis of situations and as persistent lobbyists for implementing the constitutional guarantee to women of equal rights.

The present volume has contributions from many eminent scholars, activists, lawyers, journalists and government functionaries. A new addition is a section on Dalit women. The themes of the essays discuss equality, power and discrimination. Intergenerational differences are noted, with present-day feministhistorians asking new questions (Shah 2005; Shah and Sangle 2005).

Dear Reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here

Or

To gain instant access to this article (download).


Pay
INR 59

(Readers in India)


Pay
$ 6

(Readers outside India)

Support Us

Your Support will ensure EPW’s financial viability and sustainability.

The EPW produces independent and public-spirited scholarship and analyses of contemporary affairs every week. EPW is one of the few publications that keep alive the spirit of intellectual inquiry in the Indian media.

Often described as a publication with a “social conscience,” EPW has never shied away from taking strong editorial positions. Our publication is free from political pressure, or commercial interests. Our editorial independence is our pride.

We rely on your support to continue the endeavour of highlighting the challenges faced by the disadvantaged, writings from the margins, and scholarship on the most pertinent issues that concern contemporary Indian society.

Every contribution is valuable for our future.